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All Reiki, All the Time

Hawayo Takata is on my mind. I’m thinking about the way Reiki wove through her; it was the very fiber of her being. I want that level of integration. This takes practice, and practice is not [...]

My Teacher’s Voice

“Let Reiki teach you.” Hawayo Takata said it in different ways, and it’s one of the phrases I heard her say most often. Even today, next to “Reiki on, Reiki off,” I’m sure it’s the most [...]

The Spoken Word

Why not learn Reiki by reading a manual, surfing the net, or watching a video? The written word is an intrinsic part of virtually every culture on earth. And there is no denying that technology [...]

Vast Mission

“It may prove true that a single collective directed thought is all it takes to change the world.”
– Lynne McTaggart Trust me, I am no scientist, but I am fascinated by the work Lynne McTaggart [...]

Most Perfect Teacher

I spend a lot of time with my mom these days. She’s old, in her nineties, and growing fragile in body and mind. Caring for her is many things: tender, sad, joyful, frustrating, humorous. This [...]

Gracious Reminder

If that car hadn’t hit me . . . if it weren’t for my partner and the way she . . . if my boss would only . . . if I weren’t so angry . . . Ever been in situations where what’s happening is not [...]

Changing the Tide

Remember Hawayo Takata lying on the operating table in Tokyo in 1935 about to have her appendix, gallstones, and an abdominal tumor removed? She suddenly heard a voice, “The surgery is not [...]

What a Reiki Teacher Says

“What a Reiki teacher says, those specific words and the place where they come from, make all the difference in the world. Let me repeat it: they make all the difference in the world.” Jaime Kim [...]

The Journey

At the opening of every First Degree Reiki class, students talk about what has motivated them to learn Reiki. In a recent class, a bereavement counselor described her need for a way to replenish [...]

Precious Friend

I spent two days last week with my closest friend in college. I hadn’t seen her in thirty-some years. Sitting across the table from her, I thought, “No wonder this person was so dear to me.” On [...]

The Kindness of Strangers

My husband made us dinner a few nights ago. When I sat down, I couldn’t help but notice the beauty and bounty at our small table. The brilliance in the colors of the food—reds, yellows, shades of [...]

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